NASCAR’s David Gilliland Racing (DGR) team received terrible news a few days ago and learned that one of their drivers, Steven Stotts, had passed away. Namely, Steven found himself in a car accident which he, unfortunately, failed to survive.
There are many messages of support from around the world, and those who have expressed their condolences to Steven Stotts' family and loved ones, Stotts left a big mark in NASCAR. He performed for many years and showed exceptional quality.
Unfortunately, fate decided that Steven would end his life in a tragic way "Sad news from Texas Highway Patrol. DGR hauler driver Steven Stotts was pronounced dead at the scene. Passengers John Zaverl and Michael Mizzelle are in stable condition.
Driver of the other vehicle involved is in stable condition. They were taking ARCA car to Phoenix. " "We are deeply saddened to confirm the passing of Steven Stotts, co-driver for our No. 17 ARCA team transporter, that was involved in an accident early this morning near Longview, Texas," David Gilliland Racing (DGR) said in a post on Twitter.
Steven was a great friend and a great man who was always ready to help. He dominated the NASCAR tracks for several years, achieved many successes and this was obviously his greatest love.
The message of condolences for Steven Stotts
On social networks; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, many have expressed their condolences, and in the following lines we will present only a few of them "No one races #NASCAR without the hauler drivers.
We appreciate what they do with @o much.The hauler driver community is a tight group. They mourn one of their own with the loss of DGR ARCA hauler driver Steven Stotts ... and we mourn with them. " - Claire B Lang posted on twitter "Hauler drivers are the road warriors and often unsung heroes of our entire industry.
My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Stotts and @dgr_racing families as well as Steven’s fellow truck drivers."- Robby Lyson expressed his condolences The official NASCAR website also expressed its condolences to his family, and they are aware that they have lost a great man "We are saddened to learn that David Gilliland Racing hauler driver Steven Stotts lost his life in a traffic accident en route to this weekend's race in Phoenix," read a joint statement by NASCAR and ARCA, as quoted by cbssports "The NASCAR and ARCA communities send our thoughts and prayers to Steven's friends, family, teammates and those individuals injured in this incident during this difficult time."